Approved Programs

New undergraduate and graduate for-credit degree programs that have been approved by the Quality Council on or after September 1, 2011 are detailed in this database, which can be searched in multiple ways: by university, year, program level and/or keyword.

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Bachelor of Music Theatre, BMT

Undergraduate Queen's University
Decision Date: July 28, 2016

The Queen’s University Bachelor of Music Theatre (BMT) is a 4-year collaborative program offered by Queen’s University and St. Lawrence College that will provide students with a quality theoretical and practical education in musical theatre performance. Aspiring musical theatre professionals will receive extensive preparation in acting, singing, and dance. Students will receive instruction from faculty and industry professionals with interdisciplinary training that fully encompasses the priorities of experiential learning in the performing arts. They will gain the knowledge and skillsets to be successful in the fast-paced and rapidly changing fields of dramatic and musical theatre through learning in classes such as playwriting, design in theatre, and applied musical instrument training. By the end of the program, students will have an extensive knowledge of not only how to perform in a musical theatre and entertainment environment but also how to lead and design creative endeavours within the field and beyond.

Bachelor of Health Sciences, BHSc (Honours) and BHSc (General)

Undergraduate Queen's University
Decision Date: February 17, 2016

Queen’s University is proud to offer one of Canada’s newest and most innovative online degree programs. The Bachelor of Health Sciences degree is a collaborative, inter-professional program created jointly by the University’s Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Rehabilitation Therapy. Students customize their degree, choosing from a variety of strategically designed courses. Further specialization is encouraged through a series of unique learning tracks allowing for more in-depth study in specific fields of interest. The courses have been designed to develop students’ competencies and skillsets in relation to careers across the health professions. Upon completion of the Health Sciences degree, graduates will have gained the courses required for application to a wide variety of health professional programs and to graduate studies.

Specialization in Biotechnology, BSc (Honours)

Undergraduate Queen's University
Decision Date: June 19, 2015

Queen’s University and St. Lawrence College are collaborating to offer a Joint Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree/Diploma in Biotechnology. Students in the Biotechnology Specialization Plan at Queen’s can earn credit towards the Biotechnology Diploma at St. Lawrence, and vice versa.

Students may transfer academic credits between the two institutions, resulting in the accelerated completion of both programs (a 4 year BScH in Biology, specialization in biotechnology and a 3 year Advanced Diploma in Biotechnology) in just 5 years. Students can start the Degree/Diploma at either institution, and will spend between 2.5-3.5 years at Queen’s, with the remaining time at St. Lawrence. The Bachelor of Science (Honours) Biotechnology Specialization will also be available as a stand-alone four-year degree program for Queen’s students.

The combination of technical skills with conceptual and research training will provide our graduates with undergraduate Biotechnology training second to none in Ontario.  Program graduates will have a unique set of skills. Highly trained in the technical aspects of biotechnology that the College training offers, they will have the skills to take on jobs as lab technicians in industry, government or academic jobs. The University training will enhance their theoretical and research training and give them the skills to lead research and innovation in biotechnology.

Mining Engineering Technology, BTech

Undergraduate Queen's University
Decision Date: May 22, 2015

The Bachelor of Mining Engineering Technology degree is a collaboration between Queen’s University’s Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining and Northern College’s Haileybury School of Mines. The program is designed to meet the needs of the mining industry, and of college-educated professionals looking to advance their careers and education.  Directed at Civil/Mechanical Engineering Technologists, or Mining Engineering Technician graduates, the BTech (Mining) program consists of customized bridging courses, two years of online university study, as well as two on-site field placements (located in Kingston and Timmins).  Curriculum material will provide fundamental depth of knowledge and background theory in the field of mining. The program’s technology focus is designed to provide technical, managerial, and sustainability skills.   Students are prepared to address emerging challenges in improving productivity, efficiency, and safety, reduce environmental impacts, and develop a social conscience.  Graduates of the program will be experienced, motivated leaders, with the hands-on knowledge required to solve a variety of practical industry problems, and will have the ability to turn newly developed tools and technologies into productive and efficient solutions for the modern mining industry.